In this regular series, we demonstrate how our most intrepid readers sport the trends in our magazine. Look for it on What's Right Now every week, and be sure to try out a look or two yourself and tweet us a photo @InStyle using #inspiredbyinstyle. Today, we’re featuring Reader of the Week Sahra Schukraft.

Updated Feb 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Sahra Schukraft of Washington, D.C.
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So many people lose their style during the winter, but a plaid coat can up the ante on any look with minimal effort. For drinks with friends, I took a cue from Miranda Kerr, Lupita Nyong'o, and Lily Collins in March's "The Look: Coat Check" and threw on this street-style-ready Band of Outsiders jacket. Since it commands so much attention in and of itself, I teamed it with muted colors and let it take center stage. A topknot helped showcase the luxe fur collar (and kept my hair out of my face, too).

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